The Citizens Police Academy is part of our ongoing efforts to increase awareness and support for local law enforcement. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about your police department. It is offered as a public service to the community at no cost to participants

Topics Discussed:

  • Community Policing
  • 911 Communications
  • SWAT
  • Traffic Enforcement/Radar
  • Gang Unit
  • Jail Operations
  • Critical Incident
  • Procedural Justice
  • Auto Theft
  • Use of Force/Defensive Tactics
  • Accident Investigation
  • K-9
  • Economic Crimes
  • Drug Interdiction
  • Homicide Investigations
  • Active Shooter/Building Searches
  • Traffic Stops
  • Human Trafficking
  • Crime Scene
  • Death Messages

Graduates are also invited to join the Arlington Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association and continue their involvement as police volunteers.  The Alumni Association meets monthly.

 Benefits of participating in a Citizens Police Academy program:

  • Helps to alleviate misunderstandings about policing.
  • Teaches participants how to better protect their property and enhance overall safety.

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Our next class is scheduled to start Monday, February 27, 2023

For more information, contact:

Officer Timothy Hayden
Crime Prevention Unit-South District